AMBO, Ethiopia The white stone house with a paved floor stands out in the Ethiopian town of Ambo, a poor region where homes are mostly constructed of wood and mud. | Video
ADDIS ABABA The reservoir behind the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam is filling, its water minister said on Wednesday, a day after talks with Sudan and Egypt on the giant Blue Nile hydroelectric project stalled.
ADDIS ABABA Ethiopian authorities said on Friday they had arrested two suspects over the killing of a popular political singer, whose death last week sparked protests in which 166 people were killed.
ADDIS ABABA More than 166 people were killed during anti-government protests in Ethiopia last week, the government said on Sunday, as the capital and other hotspots remained closely guarded by security forces and a blanket Internet shutdown entered its sixth day.
ADDIS ABABA Two people were killed on Thursday as Ethiopian security forces scuffled with mourners trying to attend the stadium funeral of a singer whose shooting this week sparked protests in which more than 80 people died, hospital officials said. | Video
ADDIS ABABA, July 2 Six people were injured on
Thursday in scuffles between Ethiopian security forces and
mourners trying to attend the funeral of singer Haacaaluu
Hundeessaa, whose killing earlier this week sparked protests
that killed more than 80 people, a witness said.
ADDIS ABABA, July 2 Security was high in
Ethiopia's Ambo town on Thursday for the funeral of singer
Haacaaluu Hundeessaa, whose killing earlier this week sparked
two days of protests that killed more than 80 people.
* Some worry funeral could see more violence
(Updates death toll, adds arrest of Eskinder Nega)
ADDIS ABABA At least 10 people died and more than 80 were wounded when the killing of a popular singer triggered blasts and protests in Ethiopia's capital and the surrounding Oromiya region on Tuesday, police and a doctor said. | Video
ADDIS ABABA, June 26 Ethiopia’s communications
regulator said on Friday it received twelve bids for the two
telecom licences it plans to award to multinational mobile
companies, breaking the state monopoly.